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Dating from the 1700s

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Hot off the Press – papers added this week

Hot off the Press – papers added this week

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Using the Archive for Travel and Migration Research

Using the Archive for Travel and Migration Research

Old newspapers regularly featured passenger lists, news from abroad, foreign destination guides and other travel-related musings, making the...
High Society in Clare Balding’s Family Tree

High Society in Clare Balding’s Family Tree

This week’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? featured sports broadcaster Clare Balding.  The episode examined the business success...

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